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GreeneHurlocker attorney Eric Hurlocker was among the invited guests attending the clean energy bill signing ceremony at the Governor's mansion this morning. Governor McAuliffe signed eleven pieces of legislation passed by the 2017 General Assembly that will help promote further development of renewable energy in Virginia. The...

The Regular Session of the 2017 Virginia General Assembly wrapped up on Saturday, February 25. While the approval of an amendment to Virginia’s biennial budget received the most attention, the session also resulted in some notable bills affecting the energy industry. In particular, the General...

The Virginia Clean Economy Act (HB 1526) would replace Virginia’s voluntary renewable portfolio standard with a mandatory renewable content requirement for electricity sales that will scale up to require 100% of electricity sold in Virginia to come from renewable sources by 2050. A report by...

On April 8, our Harrisonburg partner Jared Burden will join in sponsoring the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce and Shenandoah Valley Technology Council's Post Legislative Breakfast with legislators and business leaders discussing the laws, budget actions and plans made at the recent General Assembly session. The...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="519" class="zemanta-img"] Photo of the Virginia State Capitol. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] Virginia energy lawyers Eric Hurlocker and Blair Wortham have been keeping up with a multitude of legislative actions during the just completed 2015 Virginia General Assembly.  Here is a brief look at...

GreeneHurlocker was pleased to be among the sponsors for the Virginia Advanced Energy Industries Coalition (VAEIC) and Maryland, DC, Virginia-Solar Energy Industries Association (MDV-SEIA) Clean Energy Lobby Day (CELD) 2015  Tuesday, February 3rd. The day-long meeting was held at 200 S. 10th Street in Richmond, and brought...

On July 1, 2016, a 2-1 majority of the SCC rejected a legal challenge to SB 1349, the so-called “electric rate freeze law,” which prevents the Commission from reducing the base rates of Dominion Virginia Power (“Dominion”) and Appalachian Power Company (“APCo”) until 2023 and...

We're big on advocating the expansion of development and use of renewable energy sources in Virginia and, as members of the Maryland-DC-Virginia Solar Energy Industry Association (MDV-SEIA), we show up on Clean Energy Lobby Day. CELD is an annual advocacy day which allows legislators and...